CHRISTMAS CREEK MINE

CLIENT
Fortescue Metals Group

PROJECT
Christmas Creek

LOCATION
300km south of Port Hedland
Pilbara, Western Australia

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
AU $384 million

START DATE
February 2009

COMPLETION DATE
December 2012

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

NRW undertook the mining at Fortescue’s Christmas Creek Mine, mining approximately six million tonnes of iron ore per annum alongside 13 million tonnes per annum of waste.

The Contract included drill and blast and load and haul.

Quarry manager duties were shared by NRW and Fortescue as a joint management structure with NRW providing short term mine planning for the Project.

At the peak of the project NRW were mining approximately 1,000,000 BCM per month with a total manning capacity of 430 personnel.